Artist Countdown: Darius Rucker and Hootie & The Blowfish Top 30 Hits 6pm ET

DruckerDarius Rucker (born May 13, 1966) is an American musician. He first gained fame as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, which he founded in 1986 at the University of South Carolina along with Mark Bryan, Jim “Soni” Sonefeld and Dean Felber. The band has released five studio albums with him as a member, and charted six top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100. Rucker co-wrote the majority of the band’s songs with the other three members.

He released a solo R&B album, Back to Then, in 2002 on Hidden Beach Recordings but did not chart any singles from it. Six years later, Rucker signed to Capitol Records Nashville as a country music artist, releasing the album Learn to Live that year. Its first single, “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It”, made him the first African American to chart a number one on the Hot Country Songs charts since Charley Pride in 1983. It was followed by two more number-one singles, “It Won’t Be Like This for Long” and “Alright” and the number three “History in the Making”. In 2009, he became the first African American to win the New Artist Award from the Country Music Association, and only the second African American to win any award from the association. A second Capitol album, Charleston, SC 1966, was released on October 12, 2010. The album includes the number-one singles “Come Back Song” and “This”.  Source: Wikipedia

1 Only Wanna Be with You  (Hootie and The Blowfish)
2 Old Man & Me (When I Get To Heaven)  (Hootie and The Blowfish)
3 Let Her Cry  (Hootie and The Blowfish)
4 Time  (Hootie and The Blowfish)
5 Hold My Hand  (Hootie and The Blowfish)
6 Tucker’s Town (Hootie and The Blowfish)
7 Wagon Wheel
8 I Will Wait  (Hootie and The Blowfish)
9 I Go Blind  (Hootie and The Blowfish)
10 Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It
11 Alright
12 It Won’t Be Like This for Long
13 Come Back Song
14 One Love  (Hootie and The Blowfish)
15 This
16 History in the Making
17 Get Out of My Mind  (Hootie and The Blowfish)
18 True Believers
19 Innocence  (Hootie and The Blowfish)
20 Only Lonely  (Hootie and The Blowfish)
21 I Got Nothin’
22 Hey Hey What Can I Do  (Hootie and The Blowfish)
23 Drowning  (Hootie and The Blowfish)
24 Goodbye Girl  (Hootie and The Blowfish)
25 Sad Caper  (Hootie and The Blowfish)
26 Together, Anything’s Possible
27 Exodus
28 Wild One
29 Hannah Jane (Hootie and The Blowfish)
30 Sometimes I Wonder (with Jill Scott)

 

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